Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various marine food fishes of the family Hexagrammidae, which frequent rocky coastal areas of the northern Pacific.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The coalfish or pollock.
  • noun Any fish belonging to the family Hexagrammidæ, carnivorous fishes living in kelp and about rocks in the North Pacific.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any spiny-finned food fish of the northern Pacific coasts, of the genus Hexagrammos.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of various foodfishes, of the family Hexagrammidae, of the northern Pacific

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun food fish of the northern Pacific

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Examples

  • Conan's dismay that the other had done so - it was the error of a greenling thief - was tempered by the fact that there were no shards of pottery and broken stone set in the wall to rip the flesh of the unwary.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Conan's dismay that the other had done so-it was the error of a greenling thief-was tempered by the fact that there were no shards of pottery and broken stone set in the wall to rip the flesh of the unwary.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Olson's Resort, Sekiu -- April 16: Six boats with 19 anglers fishing in Areas 4 east of Tatoosh caught 13 rockfish, 14 lingcod, 15 kelp greenling and four cabezon; April 17: One boat with four anglers caught four rockfish, two kelp greenling and two sculpins.

    The Seattle Times

  • Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island - April 3: Two boats with three anglers caught two chinook and three kelp greenling.

    The Seattle Times

  • Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham -- 33 boats with 77 anglers caught seven chinook; July 17: 44 boats with 86 anglers caught eight chinook and four kelp greenling.

    The Seattle Times

  • Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island -- May 1: 84 boats with 229 anglers caught 16 kelp greenling, 82 lingcod and seven cabezon.

    The Seattle Times

  • Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham -- Oct. 31: Four boats with seven anglers caught two chinook; Nov. 5: One boat with three anglers caught five kelp greenling and five flounder; Nov. 6: One boat with two anglers caught two cabezon.

    The Seattle Times

  • Washington Park ramp, Anacortes -- May 1: 30 boats with 80 anglers caught 30 kelp greenling, 44 lingcod and 13 cabezon.

    The Seattle Times

  • Fishing from shore for rockfish and greenling has been decent.

    News Review - Top Stories

  • Fishing from shore for rockfish and greenling has been decent.

    News Review - Top Stories

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